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Shares in BT were trading down 4.3 per cent in afternoon trade. Photograph: BT/PA Wire

Telecoms group BT said it would merge its sports television division with Discovery’s Eurosport, enabling it to retain Premier League soccer and other(...)

 Polish president Andrzej Duda speaks during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Andrzej Lange

Polish president Andrzej Duda has vetoed a bill on media ownership that would have forced US conglomerate Discovery to sell its majority stake in Pola(...)

A protest against the amendment to the Broadcasting Act, in Poznan. Photograph: Jakub Kaczmarczyk/EPA

Poland’s privately owned 24-hour television news channel has been granted a broadcasting licence by the Netherlands, which should allow it to remain o(...)

Protesters opposed to the media bill outside the Polish parliament building in Warsaw on Wednesday night. Photograph: Piotr Nowak/EPA

Poland’s prime minister on Thursday rejected criticism of bills on media ownership and property restitution passed by parliament, after the United Sta(...)

Bank of Ireland finished ahead by 7.8 per cent to €4.83. Photograph: iStock

Strong earnings updates from heavyweights such as Société Générale drove European stocks to a record-high close on Tuesday, although gains were capped(...)

Steven Spielberg at the Five Came Back world premiere in New York in 2017. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty

Before making an argument about a beautiful circularity in the film business, we should dampen down some of the overheated chatter about Steven Spielb(...)

The MGM deal is Amazon’s largest since the $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods in 2017. Photograph: Bloomberg

Amazon has agreed to buy MGM, the storied film studio behind James Bond and Rocky, for $8.45 billion (€6.9 billion), propelling media dealmaking so fa(...)

Friends stars Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston. Photograph:Jon Ragel/Reuters

It has been a source of immense concern for everybody throughout the pandemic, up there with the constant strain on hospital systems, the infectiousne(...)

Analysts have estimated that the hit to Credit Suisse from the Archegos debacle may top $3 billion. Photograph: Getty

Credit Suisse’s prime brokerage unit in Dublin was not involved in the group’s trades with US hedge fund Archegos Capital Management, which collapsed (...)

 A number of banks, including Credit Suisse and Nomura, have warned of significant losses to their Q1 results due to the collapse of a large US hedge fund. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The Central Bank of Ireland is closely monitoring Credit Suisse’s multibillion dollar exposure to the collapse of a US hedge fund, Archegos Capital Ma(...)

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